Wednesday, August 10, 2022

All posts tagged "Technology"

  • Yahoo breach spotlights links between Russian spies, hackers

    MOSCOW – A U.S. indictment of two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers alleged to have stolen more than half a billion U.S. email accounts in 2014 has cast a spotlight on the intertwining of the Russian...

    • Posted March 16, 2017
  • Google’s self-driving car company escalates battle with Uber

    SAN FRANCISCO – A self-driving car company founded by Google is presenting new evidence to support its allegations that a former manager stole technology that Uber bought to help build robot-powered vehicles for its ride-hailing service. Waymo,...

    • Posted March 10, 2017
  • US approves 3 types of genetically engineered potatoes

    BOISE, Idaho — Three types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat, federal officials have announced. The approval by the U.S....

    • Posted February 28, 2017
  • Chatting robots and music: fun gadgets on show in Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain — While smartphones get top billing at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, it’s the quirky, under-the-radar products that are getting a lot of the visitors’ attention. Here’s a glimpse of some of the...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • Buffett’s bite of Apple even bigger than was thought

    OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett says he’s investing heavily in Apple, believing that once consumers begin using the company’s products they aren’t likely to stop. The billionaire investor said on CNBC Monday that Berkshire Hathaway now holds...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • New Jersey Oks gas pipeline through protected Pinelands

    CHERRY HILL, N.J. — New Jersey environmental regulators on Friday approved a hotly contested plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve amid raucous protests that included drums, tambourines and choruses of...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

    SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight....

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • When test-driving a new car, take the technology for a spin

    DETROIT — Car shopping isn’t just about kicking the tires anymore. It’s also about testing the technology. The rapidly evolving in-car infotainment and navigation systems can be bewildering for all but the most tech-savvy car buyers. The...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
  • Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

    DETROIT — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners. Lexus and Porsche tied for the top spot, leading...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
  • Zuckerberg’s goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create

    NEW YORK — Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything — baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates...

    • Posted February 17, 2017